Fast Facts

"I can’t imagine our community without our Chamber. The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce is an invaluable asset to the economic vitality of our community."
-Joseph R. Halter, Jr., President, Solmet Technologies



Founded in 1914, the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber serving Canton/Stark County, Ohio, and is one of eight Metro Chambers in the State of Ohio. 


The Chamber has over 1,600 members throughout Stark County, representing businesses of all sizes and industries. 


Our mission is to lead the region in business and community development through collaboration and innovation. 


We focus on economic, community and workforce development efforts, business and legislative advocacy, energy, membership education and networking opportunities, tourism, regional-minded collaboration and downtown center city revitalization.


Business, networking, education and safety events, combined with our community festivals and events, engage more than 30,000 attendees annually. 


The Chamber is overseen by President & CEO Dennis P. Saunier, together with his executive management team and staff, the board of directors, plus thousands of community volunteers.